Category: Leadership

The 7 Cardinal Rules of Effectively Managing Remote Workers

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Are you ready for long-term remote management? While some companies focused on making remote teams in the short term throughout the last year, 84% of current employees prefer working remotely and expect this perk to stick around. Remote work is here to stay, and naturally, it’s time to update your management skills to better suit… Read more »

Tackling Goal Setting During a Crisis

setting goals during a crisis During a time of turmoil, placing emphasis on your professional development and goals has never been more important. Setting goals during a crisis helps to motivate and align your team’s work, and employees working toward a clearly defined goal have shown higher rates of persistence when facing challenges. In times of uncertainty, collaborating as a... Read more »

Future-Ready Leadership: Preparing for the Future of Work

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We can’t predict the future, and this year has made it clear that leaders have to be ready for the unexpected. A proactive approach to what lies ahead means learning how to take every curveball as it comes and to lead with the agility and grace to keep your head in the game and support… Read more »

The Real Impact of Crisis Leadership on Your Teams

Team leaders across the globe have taken on a new role since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Before, the primary focus of leaders was to foster teamwork, drive productivity, and engage their teams. But now, leaders need to move quickly in order to control budgets, ease tensions, and uplift spirits. And throughout, managers must… Read more »

How to Make Your Remote Workers More Successful

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This is a stressful time. Even without a global pandemic setting us on edge, 42% of employees cite stress on the job due to workload. Now that many of us are working from home, the lines are even more blurred. And with a variety of external factors weighing on us, too, that stress grows exponentially…. Read more »

You’re Suddenly Managing Remote Teams. Now What?

Before the pandemic, 69% of businesses already allowed employees to work from home, at least occasionally. Now, most organizations have no choice but to ask everyone to work on remote teams until further notice. While many businesses were already headed towards more remote employees, no one knows how things will ultimately play out in this… Read more »

Self-Awareness is the Key to Strong Leadership

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Self-awareness is the first step to being able to help others. Leaders who demonstrate high self-awareness are able to understand where they struggle, how they can compensate, and what they learn along the way. It’s a key component of emotional intelligence, which means that being self-aware not only signals the ability to recognize and understand… Read more »

10 Best Practices for Effective Team Building

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As we approach the quarter pole of the 21st century, it has become apparent that the pace of technological change is not slowing down. Rather, we’ve come to expect disruptive, industry-altering innovation as the new norm. The impact of this economy on business and employment is twofold: Not only are people in task-focused jobs being… Read more »

Developing Your Team: What Makes a Successful Salesperson?

Developing Your Team- What Makes a Successful Salesperson?

Not sure how to create a team of successful salespeople? Start by hiring the right candidate. Making a bad hire will set your team off on the wrong foot. So, how do you know you’re making the right decision? Look for these six traits or the potential to cultivate these characteristics in candidates. A good… Read more »

5 Qualities that Separate Extraordinary Salespeople from the Rest

5 Qualities that Separate Extraordinary Salespeople from the Rest

Sales is a competitive business and a tough one at that. If a candidate doesn’t have the right qualities in place, your team and company are going to lose big. So, what makes an individual a good fit for the job? These five traits of sales effectiveness separate the extraordinary salespeople from the rest. Self… Read more »